The president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Minister of Sports of Ukraine, Vadym Guttsait, visited on Thursday the Ukrainian cyclists who currently train at the World Cycling Center in Aigle (Switzerland).

Bach and Guttsait visited the athletes together with former Ukrainian athlete Sergey Bubka, President of the Ukrainian Olympic Committee and who coordinates the Ukraine Olympic aid working group.

This meeting was held to start a campaign to seek funds and rebuild the sports infrastructure of Ukraine. In addition, they discussed the possibility of further sanctions in the sports sector on any member of the Olympic community who supports the war.